WELP Greenville SC 1360AM &104.3FM 8-31-2023

Native American Culture Speaker Jamie K. Oxendine

Native American author, speaker, storyteller, and musician, Jamie K. OxendineOur honored guest today is Jamie Oxendine. Jamie is a Native American Author, Speaker, Educator, Storyteller, Professional Musician, and Civil Rights Activist. He is of Lumbee/Creek Ancestry and a member of The Lumbee Tribe of North Carolina. He discusses his presentations and talks on Native American Culture across the United States and performs at Native American Gatherings throughout the country. Jamie is also the Master of Ceremonies and the Arena Director for many Native American Powwows. He performs and Speaks at Living History Events of the 18th & 19th Centuries across the United States and Canada.

Oxendine Speaks on all aspects of Native American Culture. Still, he is especially knowledgeable in the South Eastern Woodland Culture, a part of Native America that is misunderstood, misrepresented, and badly stereotyped. His own people, the Lumbee, the State of North Carolina, and Elders in several other Tribes across the country have acknowledged him as a Native American Orator. He has twice been awarded the North Carolina Governor’s Appreciation Award for Outstanding Service to the Indian People of North Carolina by the North Carolina Commission of Indian Affairs and the North Carolina Department of Administration.

Oxendine is the Director of the Black Swamp InterTribal Foundation. It is a non-profit 501(c)(3) organization dedicated to the education and support of Native Americans. BSIF sponsors such activities as Gatherings, Educational Programs, Seminars, Workshops, Food & Clothing Banks, and more. To learn more, visit Jamie’s blog.

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